Mark Barron

Mr Mark Barron Senior Mapping Geologist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3170

E-mail Mark Barron

Biography

  •  2012 :  3D model QA Manager
  •  2012 :  Task Leader, Cotswolds and Upper Thames 3D mapping
  •  2011 – current :  BGS District Geologist for Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire
  •  2005 –2010 :  Project leader of Roade Cutting commissioned study
  •  2005 – current :  UK Scientific Map Editor
  •  2002 – current :  Chairman, BGS Jurassic Stratigraphical Framework Committee
  •  1988 –1990 :  Mapping and mineral reconnaissance, Solomon Islands
  •  1979 – current :  Geologist, British Geological Survey
  •  1976 –1979 :  BSc University of Liverpool, Geology

Accreditations

  •  1991 :  Chartered Geologist
  •  1982 :  Fellow of Geological Society of London

Skills

  •  3D visualisation
  •  Core and section logging
  •  Geological mapping
  •  Map and 3D map Quality Control and Assurance

Current projects and collaboration

  •  2012 :  3D mapping English South Midlands

Professional association

  •  1992 :  Member of the Geologists' Association

Research interests

  •  Geology of the English Midlands
  •  Jurassic geology of Great Britain, with particular interest in Middle and Upper Jurassic stratigraphy and palaeogeography of England
  •  Mass movement deposits and superficial structures in sedimentary sequences

Published outputs

Key papers

Barron, A J M, Lott, G K, and Riding, J B. 2012. Stratigraphical framework for the Middle Jurassic strata of Great Britain and the adjoining continental shelf. British Geological Survey Research Report RR/11/06.

Barron, A J M, Sumbler, M G, and Morigi, A N. 1997. A revised lithostratigraphy for the Inferior Oolite Group (Middle Jurassic) of the Cotswolds, England. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Vol. 108, 269-285.

Barron, A J M. 2000. Broadway Quarry, Worcestershire: an enlarged section in the Inferior Oolite Group. Proceedings of the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club, Vol. 41, 309-321.

Woods, M, Barron, M, Hobbs, P, and Boon, D. 2007. Rock, Rail and Roade - uncovering a geological treasure. Geology Today, Vol. 23, 227-230.